The General Belgrano, the second largest ship in the Argentine navy, was hit by a British nuclear submarine in the South Atlantic in 1982, during the Falklands War. The attack sparked a series of retaliations and a search for survivors, and was the first serious attack on the Argentine navy by the British since the conflict began. Jun 25, 2021 · On May 2, General Belgrano and her group began repositioning toward the Argentine mainland, perhaps in preparation for another sortie to be coordinated with the Argentine Air Force. Manuel José Joaquín del Corazón de Jesús Belgrano y González ((3 June 1770 – 20 June 1820), usually referred to as Manuel Belgrano (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈnwel βelˈɣɾano]), was an Argentine public servant, economist, lawyer, politician, journalist, and military What to do in Belgrano, a guide to the best places to visit in one of the largest neighborhoods in the city. The Belgrano neighborhood is one of the largest and most populated in the city , concentrating some of the busiest and most iconic spots in Buenos Aires. ARA General Belgrano (C-4) Namesake: Manuel Belgrano: Fate: Torpedoed and sunk on 2 May 1982: Badge: General characteristics; Class and type: Brooklyn-class light cruiser: Displacement: 9,575 tons (empty) 12,242 (full load) Length: 608.3 ft (185.4 m) Beam: 61.8 ft (18.8 m) Draft: 19.5 ft (5.9 m) Speed: 32.5 knots (60.2 km/h; 37.4 mph ... Belgrano is a northern and leafy barrio or neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina . Location[. The barrio of Palermo is to the southeast; Núñez is to the northwest; Coghlan, Villa Urquiza, Villa Ortúzar and Colegiales are to the southwest. History[edit]